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Forum: CarPro-Cquartz 07-09-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By lowejackson
I think you will be ok, at worst you will loose a...

I think you will be ok, at worst you will loose a tiny bit of durability.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 07-09-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By lowejackson
I have used various cheap pads, most are ok some...

I have used various cheap pads, most are ok some are not so good
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 07-09-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 598
Posted By lowejackson
Not used this wax but the key with paste waxes is...

Not used this wax but the key with paste waxes is to apply a thin layer. The instructions will say how long to leave before buffing it
Forum: Detailing Chat 07-09-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 952
Posted By lowejackson
I remember reading somewhere that the Optimum Car...

I remember reading somewhere that the Optimum Car Wax takes several hours to fully cure and increase gloss and this was one of the reasons why they created their QD to give customers an instant gloss...
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 07-09-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,362
Posted By lowejackson
Only limited experience with Ultima but it does...

Only limited experience with Ultima but it does seem to be a very nice product. I can see why Tosh prefers it to the ONRWW and he may well be right but I could easily live with either
Forum: Detailing Chat 01-09-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By lowejackson
I still have a tin a Blitz wax from around 2002

I still have a tin a Blitz wax from around 2002
Forum: The Money And Business Zone 31-08-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By lowejackson
When I shipped a package to France recently I...

When I shipped a package to France recently I used Parcelmonkey, I don't know if they do pallets but it might be worth a look. For my package, parcelmonkey were the cheapest by quite a margin
Forum: Interior & Glass 31-08-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,868
Posted By lowejackson
If correcting defects in the paint then cerium...

If correcting defects in the paint then cerium oxide and rayon pads are needed, as suggested above.

If just looking to give the glass a damn good clean and not correct anything then use your...
Forum: Detailing Chat 31-08-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By lowejackson
You could try a quick experiment of comparing the...

You could try a quick experiment of comparing the BH foam -v- ONR pre spray.

Not tried this as I don't have access to a pressure washer or foam gun. If the BH is better then all you have lost...
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 26-08-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,501
Posted By lowejackson
It can save a lot of time and can save using...

It can save a lot of time and can save using different chemicals, depending on the state of the car
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 25-08-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 815
Posted By lowejackson
I say use whatever wax or glaze you want. A wax...

I say use whatever wax or glaze you want. A wax generally does not care about what colour the paint is.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 25-08-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By lowejackson
Many of us started out with a Porter Cable which...

Many of us started out with a Porter Cable which was a sander first and then converted to a polisher. My knowledge of wood sanding is almost zero so take my views with that in mind. I guess as long...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 18-08-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,438
Posted By lowejackson
As long as you clean your pads they should be...

As long as you clean your pads they should be fine. Single stage paint can stain pads but it does not impact on their cutting ability
Forum: Newbies & Introductions..... 14-08-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By lowejackson
Not tried the Megs shampoo so don't know if it...

Not tried the Megs shampoo so don't know if it has anything which could interfere with the waxes but I would have assumed the panel would remove anything the Megs left behind
Forum: Machine Polishing 14-08-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,943
Posted By lowejackson
Soft tooth brush can work or a damp MF cloth can...

Soft tooth brush can work or a damp MF cloth can also do the job. There are dedicated brushes but I have no experience of them. Just put the machine on a slow speed.

The black pad can remove...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 11-08-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,076
Posted By lowejackson
Not a wax but how about something like CarPro...

Not a wax but how about something like CarPro Essence followed by their coating? This should keep things glossy for quite a while.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 11-08-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,498
Posted By lowejackson
Apex Details uses one bucket but several mitts...

Apex Details uses one bucket but several mitts which are not returned to the bucket after it is done.

I just use one bucket with my rinseless wash
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 11-08-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,144
Posted By lowejackson
I would try washing that pad in a warm washing up...

I would try washing that pad in a warm washing up liquid and letting it soak for a while.

Normally you could wash or replace the pads after a panel or two. The soft and squidgy pad is full of...
Forum: Newbies & Introductions..... 10-08-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,341
Posted By lowejackson
Autoglym would be a good starting point for most...

Autoglym would be a good starting point for most people. Alternative is the kits from Serious Performance, nice easy to use products at a very good price.

I suspect most of the brands have good...
Forum: Detailing Chat 10-08-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By lowejackson
Which tar remover did you try? One method could...

Which tar remover did you try? One method could be to spray the area and cover with a damp cloth. Try it for a minute and then review. Don't try a tar remover dry on the paint
Forum: The Motoring Zone 10-08-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By lowejackson
Seems strange that a car magazine needs to...

Seems strange that a car magazine needs to explain who Gordon Murray is on the title of the article.
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 10-08-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,046
Posted By lowejackson
3M Imperial Hand Glaze. Proper old school glaze,...

3M Imperial Hand Glaze. Proper old school glaze, I had no idea this stuff is still around. It is different to Megs No7 though

Whilst I will happily recommend the Megs No7 product all day long...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-08-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,114
Posted By lowejackson
I had a quick look and the kit I looked at had...

I had a quick look and the kit I looked at had 900w, possibly a typo or could it have been something like the Pro Plus model which I think has a little less published power
Forum: Detailing Chat 10-08-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By lowejackson
Products such as C2 or Reload do not seem to be...

Products such as C2 or Reload do not seem to be that fussy. On an oily glaze then most waxes etc will have a reduced durability but this is offset by the gloss
Forum: Interior & Glass 10-08-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,384
Posted By lowejackson
The C6 has been my favourite interior dressing...

The C6 has been my favourite interior dressing for several years. I use some ONR (256:1) to clean the surface between applications.

An alternative could be something like Optimum Optiseal, which...
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